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[adaptable city 8] Népszínház utca, where does it lead? Thoughts from The Hague

Népszínház utca, where does it lead? Thoughts from The Hague Presentation and workshop 14 November, 2014. Friday 9.30am-7pm Kesztyűgyár, Bp. 1084, Mátyás tér 15. Participation is free, please register here! © photoblog.hu Népszínház utca is among the most controversial streets … Continue reading

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[adaptable city 7] Vacant storefronts and the regeneration of local commerce: Parisian solutions

Vacant storefronts and the regeneration of local commerce September 19, 10am-12.30pm Coming Soon! Project Gallery, Budapest 1052, Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16. In English Budapest has suffered more from the economic crises than many other European cities. The recession, combined with … Continue reading

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[adaptable city 6] Underused office buildings, new approaches

Date: June 16-17, 2014 Location: Coming Soon! Projekt Gallery (1052 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16.) Guest: Paul Oudeman (Office Space Intermediary, Amsterdam, NL) Programme: June 16. Monday, 7pm-8.30pm Lecture by Paul Oudeman June 17. Tuesday, 10.00am-5pm Site visits and workshop Similarly … Continue reading

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[variations for vacancy] Free Riga 2014 & DIY Tel-Aviv

Lecture in English language by Mārcis Rubenis (Riga, Latvia), co-founder of Free Riga 2014 & Roy Fabian (Tel-Aviv, Israel) architect, artist Date: 17 May, 2014, 17 h Venue: Rögtön jövök! Projekt Galéria (1052 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos utca 14-16.) Free Riga 2014 contributes and acts … Continue reading

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Exhibition extended!

Nemes Márton’s exhibition ‘Out of Order’ stays open this week: ’till April 17, 2014. in the Rögtön jövök! Projekt Gallery (V.  district, Kossuth L. street 14-16.), from 2-7. pm.  

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Upcoming events

March 5-6, 2014 Adaptable city 4. – Workshop about the possible reuses of empty school buildings in Budapest. Guest lecturer: Merve Bedir (NL) March 8, 2014, 13.00-16.00 Unconventional Portraits of Buildings – Short film selection from the Budapest Architecture Film Days, in … Continue reading

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ADAPTABLE CITY EXHIBITION /// opening: December 10, 2013

The Municipality of Budapest and the KÉK-Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre proudly presents the opening exhibition of the Coming soon! Project Gallery ADAPTABLE CITY THE PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF VACANT PROPERTIES December 10, 2013 ‒ April 30, 2014 Date: December 10, … Continue reading

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Adaptable City 1: Rethinking Spaces of Retail

The Municipality of Budapest and the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre proudly presents the first event of the Coming Soon! Project Gallery: RETHINKING SPACES OF RETAIL: SKÁLA METRÓ AT NYUGATI SQUARE Date: 14 – 17. November 2013. Venue: 1053 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos … Continue reading

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Playing against vacancy

    How can temporary playful interventions be used to engage people with the issue of vacancy? The Mobile City is a partner in the new project Rezone Playful Interventions. In this project three teams, each composed of an architect and … Continue reading

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The Urban Incubator project in Belgrade

The Urban Incubator: Belgrade is a unique project supporting the re-vitalization of the now neglected Belgrade city-quarter of Savamala. It is not planners, politicians, or investors but artists, architects, activists and the residents of Savamala and Belgrade who will contribute … Continue reading

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The “Empty Spaces” project in Riga

With its transition from a socialist planned economy to a market economy characterised by globalisation and digitalisation, Latvia shares the fate of all Central and Eastern European transitional states: new, post-industrial work and living environments that also require altered settlement … Continue reading

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Just another expression for your Pop-up Dictionary: Shift Shop or Wesselwinkel

Some time ago a new pop-up store concept opened doors in North Amsterdam. The little shop called Mama Louise is a so-called ‘Wisselwinkel’, or ‘Shift Shop’, which means that the shop owner and the shop type change every six months. … Continue reading

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Reading – The Temporary City by Peter Bishop and Lesley Williams

Forrás: http://m.theatlanticcities.com/design/2012/05/rise-temporary-city/1865/

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Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest Library

There are thousands of abandoned big box stores sitting empty all over America, including hundreds of former Walmart stores. With each store taking up enough space for 2.5 football fields, Walmart’s use of more than 698 million square feet of … Continue reading

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A quarter of Budapest offices are vacant

Az Ingatlanfejlesztői Kerekasztal Egyesület üdvözölte, hogy nem csökkennek tovább a bérleti díjak a budapesti irodapiacon, és az üres irodaterületek aránya a teljes állományon belül is húsz százalék alá esett. A szervezet ugyanakkor hozzáteszi: trendfordulót csak új bérlők nagyszámú megjelenése hozhatna. … Continue reading

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Cinema America Occupato

Cinema America in the tourist-packed and commercial Trastevere has been occupied by students, locals, social activists, and civic associations, after being abandoned for 15 years. As it undergoes a number of electrifying developments its becoming a beacon of alternative culture … Continue reading

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Roma Abbandonata

Una mappa interattiva per segnalare tutti gli edifici abbandonati di Roma. L’ambizioso progetto, iniziato a settembre 2012, ha lo scopo di catalogare sia edifici pubblici che privati (purché di interesse collettivo), di raccoglierne la storia e le informazioni, e di … Continue reading

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The chinese market in the VIII. district closes

Mayor of the VIII. district, Kocsis Máté announced this Sunday that they asked the two landowners (Hungarian National Asset Management and Property Management Directorate of the MAV) to cancel the lease in 150 days. The market is infamous of criminal … Continue reading

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Project Space workshop presentation available!

http://issuu.com/lakatlanbudapest/docs/lakatlan_workshop On the 5 day long international workshop we re-thought the urban vacany and the possible reuse of vacant properties in Budapest! Our case study was the Klauzál square (7th district). The aim was to provide tools and support for … Continue reading

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Vacant Budapest Crowdmap: call for contributions

Térképezők, városlakók, figyelem! Decemberben indítottuk el “Lakatlan Budapest” közösségi térképünket, amelyre bárki feltöltheti az általa ismert üres ingatlanok adatait, amelyek régóta állnak kihasználatlanul és amelyek jobb sorsot érdemelnek. A térképre azóta több száz bejegyzés érkezett, de továbbra is várjuk a lakatlan … Continue reading

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